This is my illustration for the Daedalus Battlemech from the Battletech book "Historical: Operation Klondike". You can buy the book from your local game store or order it online. It's a great book and I highly recommend it!
This image is at 72 dpi... my original file was created at 600 dpi.
This is the 7th of 8.
This was a new design for the book. Very utilitarian and boring.
Here's the sketch with working grappler...